Trust Your Own Advisors

Trust Your Own Advisors

It would seem really odd that you wouldn’t trust your own advisors. When you consider that you get to pick them out and decide if you want to work with them, the idea of not being able to trust them doesn’t seem to make a whole lot of sense. However, the...
Working with Your Executive Team in the Midst of a Team Crisis

Working with Your Executive Team in the Midst of a Team Crisis

A main reason why you put an executive team together is to create successful situations for you and your organization. That objective should be pretty obvious. We all want to win and be successful at what we do.  We just don’t focus on the potential opportunity...
Working with Your Advisory Team Before You Really Need Them

Working with Your Advisory Team Before You Really Need Them

There is a temptation to “take a break” from your advisory team. Hey, you figured out who you wanted and did the work to get them on your team. That wasn’t easy, so you start feeling like you need to get others things done. You have them available if...
You Need a Banker on Your Personal Executive Team

You Need a Banker on Your Personal Executive Team

The idea of having a banker on your executive team may be a crazy idea for many of you.  That’s probably because you’ve had a bad experience with a bank.  Generally speaking, no one likes to owe anyone, and banks are #1 on the list for us to owe money.  Banks are in...